Reservoir Engineering Manager

The Company:

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s common stock trades on the NYSE market under the symbol “NOG”. The Company’s primary strategy is investing in non-operated, minority working and mineral interests in oil and gas properties in the United States. With the active management of our portfolio, we have driven substantial production and cash flow growth, and our long-term plan remains unchanged: building a diversified, low-leverage entity with the ability to deliver substantial cash returns. The opportunity set for value creation in front of us is stronger than ever, and we are looking for a Reservoir Engineering Manager to join the team to help with this growth agenda. 

The Job:

The Reservoir Engineering Manager reports directly to the Executive Vice President & Chief Engineer and will be responsible for managing the corporate reserves database and the supervision of the engineering staff.

The job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage all functions pertaining to corporate reserves.
  • Responsible for engineering analysis, economic evaluation, reporting preparation, 3rd party audit coordination, and bank/investor relations.
  • Manage reservoir engineering/tech team.
  • Provide ad hoc A&D analysis and support corporate development initiatives as needed.
  • Conduct internal economic evaluation of acquisition, exploration, drilling, recompletion, and workover opportunities utilizing appropriate economic and engineering applications.
  • Develop engineering models integrating well performance/production forecasting.
  • Perform technical and economic evaluations to add reserves.
  • Steward business results and make recommendations to increase asset value.
  • Complete budgeting, forecasting, and reserve/economic analysis for year-end reserve reporting on existing assets.

The Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related field of study.
  • 10+ years of experience as a Reservoir Engineer within the oil and gas industry.
  • A solid understanding of SEC/SPE reserve reporting guidelines.
  • Proficient in ARIES, SQL, Excel, Access, and standard evaluation software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Employee must be self-directed and have the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Team player; able to fit the existing culture, yet helps to transform the engineering team into a world class department.
  • The candidate will need excellent planning, organizational, training, teamwork, and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking to detect problems and recommend solutions.

The details: 

The company is looking to fill this role immediately. The job will be office based at our headquarters located in Minnetonka, MN. NOG has an excellent benefits package including a 401k match, Long Term Incentive Plan, and medical/disability insurance. We aim to have an inviting and open atmosphere while offering an individual a dynamic and challenging career. NOG has a flat organizational structure and is built for those who have an interest in growing and expanding their role as the company grows.  The ideal candidate would be self-aware and able to identify their own and the company’s weaknesses and have the motivation to right those weaknesses. This position is eligible for relocation assistance. NOG is not currently sponsoring employment visas for this position.

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